Archive for December, 2015

Patient Testimonial: LINX Reflux Management System

Dear Dr. Bell, I want to let you know your service and staff have treated me better than any office I have ever been affiliated with. The staff was extraordinary in explaining the procedure and worked hard to assure everything was as perfect as could be. As for the surgery, I could not have asked […]

GERD and Barrett’s esophagus have made my quality of life awful – I really want a cure!

Many adults either ignore their acid reflux symptoms or simply treat them with daily medications, allowing for the potential of disease progression. Although complications such as Barrett’s esophagus and esophageal cancer only impact a small percentage of GERD patients, many more people experience a serious deterioration in their quality of life as they age. For […]

When the Doctor Becomes the Patient

I am a surgeon who operates on patients to treat their GERD, and I am also a patient who has suffered from GERD for a number of years. With over 20 years in practice as a Board Certified General Surgeon and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, I have seen the pain and suffering […]

What to Expect Before and After Reflux Surgery

Before Surgery: Prior to surgery, most patients will be placed on a liquid diet for 7-10 days. This diet helps deplete the glycogen stores in the liver, making the liver shrink and become less fragile. This is helpful in surgery as we have to lift up the left side of the liver in order to […]

Important Things to Know Before Your Reflux Surgery

If you have surgery on your knee, it is possible that you would need another procedure down the road as you get older. The same is true for reflux surgery. Surgery for reflux is a reconstructive procedure. We take tissue that has already failed once and use that tissue to complete the procedure. Over time […]

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